Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP) to California

MSP — LAX
Feb 11 — Feb 181

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Minneapolis to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $320, or $376 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to California?

February can be a great time to fly to California from Minneapolis with a flight ticket averaging about $290. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $89. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to California (MSP - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Minneapolis to California as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to California in February, March 2023

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing California

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,211 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

Sun Country Air
7.5
Good
73 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,365 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane stalled on the tarmac for over 30 minutes. No Alaska Air staff were available to help passengers with connecting flights jump the customs line. I missed my connecting flight. Never flying Alaska again.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Minneapolis to California flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to California?

For a flight from Minneapolis to California, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul. Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is just 7.3 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, Sun Country Air, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $115.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to California is less than $115.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to California flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to California flight path was viewed by 344 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Minneapolis to California on average per day?

10 flight departures from Minneapolis to California per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 30% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis to California in 3h. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1541 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to California one-way?

$47 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Sun Country Air and Frontier, with prices starting from $59 and $75, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Minneapolis to California?

The most popular route from Minneapolis to California is Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles. You may also consider Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego or Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to California?

The most popular airlines flying from Minneapolis to California are Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to California?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Minneapolis to California are LATAM Airlines (81%), ITA Airways (78%) and Korean Air (78%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to California?

While on average a flight from Minneapolis to California is generally $2,122, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $41. When looking at the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $98 for that flight.

Top 8 airlines flying from Minneapolis to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$79Average$234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$82Average$214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$94Average$279FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$108Average$430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$148Average$510FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$149Average$488FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$159Average$472FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis to California
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
27%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
52%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
17%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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